Category Archives: LUXeXcel

The best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing 2018

With the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards only a few weeks away, we take a look at what our readers consider the best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing. Make your vote for these, or another application, on the voting form now. Digital dentistry, disruptive technology and functional materials Medical, dental and healthcare […]

Northwestern Engineering develops method for 3D printing low cost, high quality optical lenses

Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering has developed a new method for 3D printing high quality lenses for use in optical imaging devices. Applications of the technology include customised contact lenses or smartphone lens attachments. Researchers 3D printed a lens measuring 5 mm in height and 3 mm in diameter in just four hours. Traditional methods […]

3D printing news sliced 3D printed cake, Himax Technologies, Tech Soft 3D, Innofil3D

Would you eat 3D printed cake? Wonder what happened to embedded lens in smartglasses? Are you an Android user jealous of the face scanning tech in the iPhone X? Giant 3D printed skeletons? All this and more of the latest 3D printing news from Roboze, Innofil3D, Additive Industries and EOS. Let them eat 3D printed […]

3D printing news sliced 3D printed cake, Himax Technologies, Tech Soft 3D, Innofil3D

Would you eat 3D printed cake? Wonder what happened to embedded lens in smartglasses? Are you an Android user jealous of the face scanning tech in the iPhone X? Giant 3D printed skeletons? All this and more of the latest 3D printing news from Roboze, Innofil3D, Additive Industries and EOS. Let them eat 3D printed […]

GlassesUSA launches free glasses frame designs for 3D printing with artist Janne Kyttanen

Will you be 3D printing frames at home in the near future? Online eyewear retailer GlassesUSA.com seems to think so. The company has released free .stl and .obj files for 3D printed glasses frames, together with instructions on how to print them and fit prescription lenses. The eyewear accessories were created by artist Janne Kyttanen, and […]

3D printing news Sliced, World Economic Forum, Deloitte, Carbon, Sharebot

This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features stories from Sharebot, Luxexcel, Deloitte, the World Economic Forum, Carbon, Paragon Rapid Technologies, US Department of Energy, Gecko Biomedical, San Draw Medical, Ghent University, University of Nottingham, 3D Distributed, SYS Systems, Sharebot, Innovate UK, BigRep, Keter and MIT. Which countries may face greater social problems with industry […]

In Kürze: Luxexcel US-Zentrale, Investment in PrintForm, EOS & Continental

Luxexcel eröffnet US-Zentrale Luxexcel, ein niederländisches Unternehmen das sich auf 3D-gedruckte Optiken spezialisiert, hat seine US-Zentrale in Alpharetta, nahe Atlanta, eröffnet. Die US-Nierlassung wird von Guido Groet, Chief Commercial Officer bei Luxexcel geleitet. Mit seiner Vision Plattform hat sich das Unternehmen unter anderem auf den 3D-Druck von Brillengläsern für AR- und VR-Anwendungen spezialisiert – ein […]

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Luxexcel stellt Brillengläser für AR Headsets am 3D-Drucker her

In Zusammenarbeit mit dem Augmented Reality Unternehmen Vuzix Corp wird Luxexcel 3D-gedruckte Brillengläser für AR Headsets herstellen. Auf der CES 2018 werden die individuell angefertigten Korrekturgläser für das Vuzix Balde Modell präsentiert. Luxexcel hat sich mit seiner Vision Plattform auf den 3D-Druck von Brillengläsern für AR und andere Anwendungen spezialisiert. Vergangenen Oktober konnte sich das […]

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Luxexcel adds 3D printed prescription lenses to Vuzix AR headsets

Ophthalmic lens manufacturer Luxexcel has teamed up with augmented reality (AR) headset and eyewear company Vuzix to produce a range of 3D printed prescription lenses. The prescription inserts are designed especially for the Vuzix Blade AR Smart Sunglasses, and will be launched at CES Las Vegas 2018. The development of smart ophthalmic lenses Unlike the standard […]

Student to commercialize anti-epilepsy contact lenses using 3D printing

New Zealand student Logan Williams has invented a set of 3D printed “Polar Optics” contact lenses that have the potential to protect sufferers of photosensitive epilepsy from seizures. Williams, who is an MSc applied psychology student from the University of Canterbury, was inspired to create the Polar Optics lenses after learning about the adverse side-effects […]